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RE: A8 wheels vs A6/A4

Just to clear things up a bit. The A8 is available with both 16" and 17" wheels.
The 16" wheels are standard, the 17's are optional. They are alloy, not pure
aluminum (my faux pas). Here's the source:


> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Marriott [SMTP:marriott@micron.net]
> Sean Ford wrote:
> >
> > I'm under the impression (meaning I have no concrete evidence to
> back this up),
> > that the A8 wheels are wider and pure aluminum, whereas the A4/A6
> wheels are an
> > alloy mix.
> Don't know about the size, but pure aluminum (or titanium, magnesium, or
> iron) is a very poor structural material.